Commitment – 52 Steps to Busines Preparation –
Commitment -It’s good for your bottom line.
52 Steps to Business Preparation is an easy way to get your business ready for the unexpected.
Damaged Income Streams Don’t Flow!
Will your business open tomorrow if disaster hits today?
A commitment to planning today will help support employees, customers, the community, the local economy and even the country.
Commitment protects your business investment and gives your company a better chance for survival.
If businesses are ready to survive, recover, and restore the nation and our economy are more secure. America’s businesses form the backbone of the nation’s economy; small businesses alone account for more than 99% of all companies with employees, employ 50% of all private sector workers and provide nearly 45% of the nation’s payroll.
Commit one hour a week to Preparing. Have an easily visible checklist and check in with employees about their personal checklists. Don’t make excuses not to practice. Even if there is a big meeting or a conference call – have that drill. Emergencies don’t wait until you are off the phone or have finished that last paragraph for the report you are two days behind on.
Know your business risks.
Know if you’ll need to shelter in or evacuate. – Gather kits that fit your risk.
Check your fire extinguishers
Review and replace first aid supplies
Back up data and duplicate hard to replace records.
Have an evacuation plan – practice it.
When business makes a commitment it is easier to gain the support of employees, clients and vendors. Do your vendors have a plan for if they have an emergency?
The lessons of Katrina, Charleston, W. VA, Joplin, MO, the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing and the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks demonstrate the importance of being prepared. CPR4Biz is here to help your company prepare its business emergency plan. Every small step helps ensure your business will re-open in a timely manner.
In the coming weeks we are going to be posting small steps businesses can take to move forward consistently to prepare themselves and their employees.
At Crisis Prevention & Restoration, we feel that business must look at the well-being of their employees as heavily as they look at the well-being of the business.